2022: Creating a Lexicon of Future
C is for Cymatics
The study of wave phenomena, especially sound, and their visual representations. a therapy in which sound waves are directed at the body with the aim of promoting health.
Cymatics (from Ancient Greek: κῦμα, romanized: kyma, lit. ‘wave’) is a subset of modal vibrational phenomena. The term was coined by Hans Jenny (1904–1972), a Swiss follower of the philosophical school known as anthroposophy. Typically the surface of a plate, diaphragm, or membrane is vibrated, and regions of maximum and minimum displacement are…